Category Archives: SGB Tech

Budget Build Part 1 – Intro

Here on SGB I am going to do a small series on my new computer.  If you reference the post on “Why to build a PC,” that will elaborate some more on why I went with a desktop computer.  Or … Continue reading

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From Windows Vista to Windows 7 and Back

My home desktop is several years old.  I don’t game much, so keeping up with the latest and greatest isn’t really on my list of things to do.  If you’re a gamer, you want the latest and greatest because it … Continue reading

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Daktronics Builds World’s Largest HD Video Display

Daktronics of local(to us) Brookings, South Dakota created and installed the world’s largest high definition video display.  The display, installed in Miami Dolphins stadium, measures 50 feet high and 137 feet across.  Gizmag has more details and techeblog has a … Continue reading

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Introducing the iMac… I mean Compaq B2800

Aside from the fact that this looks like something out of a milk bar in “A Clockwork Orange”, why is it that everyone insists on imitating the iMac and iPod designs? Is it because they are so popular? And why … Continue reading

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Apple Console Rebuttal

A reader has commented on our speculation about “Apple’s Next Move” as possibly producing a console system. I found this an intriquing line of discussion and thought I’d bring it up again with my comments and responses to the readers … Continue reading

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Portable Apps and USB Thumbdrives Continued..

Well I got really excited this evening when I saw that there is a portable thumbdrive version of OpenOffice 2.1. Ever since I picked up a couple 512mb thumbdrives on sale on Radioshack I’ve been looking for new applications and … Continue reading

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Best DVD Media

I thought this was a nice concise list of DVDR media and their rated quality. I’ve seen many other lists that have lengthy reviews and tests but this is nice in that it arrives at a simple list for easy … Continue reading

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Sandisk Cruzer Micro 512mb Deal

Radioshack has the Sandisk Cruzer Micro 512mb USB 2.0 thumdrives on sale for $29.99 through Christmas. Stock up for those stocking stuffers and gifts now (Don’t forget one for yourself!). I love mine and plan to buy another one this … Continue reading

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Slow week for SGB

Well if it isn’t already apparent… it’s been a slow couple of weeks for SGB. I’d imagine we can use the hectic nature of this time of year as an excuse. I plan to get back into the habit of … Continue reading

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USB Thumb Drive – Sandisc Cruzr Micro 512mb

I just picked up a SD Cruzr Micro 512Mb thumbdrive today. Got a good deal on it at Radioshack. They have them for $29.99 in-store after instant $10 rebate that isn’t always advertised on the tag. They’re definately handy as … Continue reading

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